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Analytical study of poverty in Sri Lanka.

Analytical study of poverty in Sri Lanka.

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Published by Marga Institute (Sri Lanka Centre for Development Studies) in Colombo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka,
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Rural poor -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMarga Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC424.Z9 P62 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2829694M
      LC Control Number83905472

        It brings together important researchers and university professors to offer some analytical insights into the field of poverty, inequality, and public policies. on economic growth and poverty implications with a special reference to Sri Lanka. The reader of this book will find it concise, with a clearly defined research methodology and. this book provides case studies of trade policy reforms and poverty reduction outcomes of seven countries in South Asia – Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The South Asia region allows for an excellent comparative study given the widespread emphasis on liberal-.

      Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies (SLJPS) ISSN Publisher: Population Association of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Population Studies is a scientific refereed journal, published by the Population Association of Sri Lanka, a non-profit professional organization of population scientists. ‘Tamil Areas in Sri Lanka are the Pockets of Poverty’ by T. Ramakrishnan, 'The Hindu,' Chennai, Febru Regions with the highest rate of poverty in Sri Lanka are areas inhabited by Tamils, according to Sri Lanka a study of the World Bank The regions come under the districts of Mannar, Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi in the Northern Province; Batticaloa in the East and.

      National estimates of the percentage of the population falling below the poverty line are based on surveys of sub-groups, with the results weighted by the number of people in each group. Definitions of poverty vary considerably among nations. For example, rich nations generally employ more generous standards of poverty than poor nations. As a result of revisions in PPP exchange rates, poverty rates for individual countries cannot be compared with poverty rates reported in earlier editions. Sri Lanka poverty rate for was %, a % decline from Sri Lanka poverty rate for was %, a % decline from


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